News Archive 04/27/10

McDaniel alum wins prestigious Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

Wendy Ruderman ’91 held aloft a red, white and black Acex children’s sneaker, size 3 ½, filled it with champagne and sipped a toast to herself as cheering colleagues in the newsroom of the Philadelphia Daily News applauded the news that… Full Story


Women’s golf takes seventh Centennial crown


Students thank donors for their help in affording McDaniel

Nearly 130 scholarship donors and guests gathered April 18 for the annual luncheon where students personally thanked their benefactors. Since last year, 13 new scholarships have been established.“Our mission to keep McDaniel accessible and… Full Story


Let the games begin

McDaniel sophomore Katherine Restrepo gives her account of the day she spent as “buddy” to one young athlete at the recent 21st Tournament of Champions at McDaniel College.As the Baker Memorial Chapel clock tower chimed eight times,… Full Story


Come back to the Hill

See old friends and meet new ones at the 2010 Class Reunion Weekend April 30-May 2. All graduates are welcome to attend, but class years ending in a “5” or “0” represent major reunions for class members. And, class of 2009 celebrates… Full Story


Biology seniors’ presentations include research in national genomics initiative

Among the 19 Biology majors presenting capstone research at the recent poster session, two students collaborated with and contributed to a national research initiative in genomics.Seniors Julie Bryant and Jessica Penn, in separate capstone… Full Story


After more than 40 years, Professor Panek set to retire

Just mention the name LeRoy Lad Panek around the Hill and the praises pour forth in admiration for the seemingly indefatigable English professor who has served as teacher, administrator, morale booster and all-around campus cheerleader.“He… Full Story


Spring awards honor undergraduates

Finely tuned research skills and outstanding academic record earned Brittany Kemp a place among the 45 undergraduates honored April 25 with academic or leadership awards and inductions into honor societies at the Spring Undergraduate… Full Story


McDaniel selected for 2010 Environmental Awareness award

Members of the Green Terra Committee and students from the Environmental Action Club (EAC) will join President Joan Develin Coley to accept an award presented by the Carroll County Environmental Advisory Council April 29 for the College’s… Full Story


Six-word stories and first graduate certificate highlight Gerontology event

A freshman Exercise Science major took first place among nearly 60 responses to McDaniel’s Center for the Study of Aging challenge to capture the essence of older adults in just six words, and a graduate student was awarded the Center’s… Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- “Strokes of Genius,” the first of two Senior Capstone Student Exhibitions, through 30. An opening reception will be held 7-9 p.m. April 20 in Rice Gallery in… Full Story


Economics think-tank fellow and author to give Rembert lecture

Thomas E. Woods, Jr., senior fellow at the libertarian Ludwig von Mises Institute and bestselling author of nine books including most recently, “Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and… Full Story


Foundation selects McDaniel to host college-bound D.C. students

A select group of 250 rising high school seniors from Washington, D.C., will enroll in a four-week academic enrichment program at McDaniel in partnership with the District of Columbia College Success Foundation (DC CSF).  The program has a… Full Story